Can You Freeze Figs?

Fresh figs are a delicious accompaniment to a myriad of dishes, but you can often end up with more fresh figs than you can eat in one go. Because they contain a lot of sugar, they ripen rapidly, and they also turn very quickly. You might not be able to pass the aisle with the figs without picking up some … Read More

Can You Freeze Sweet Potatoes?

Sweet potatoes can be used for a whole range of dishes, both savory and sweet.  While the process of freezing sweet potatoes is not difficult, it can be time-consuming, as you do need to cook them before you freeze them. Attempting to freeze them without cooking them first will strangely result in them spoiling faster, when that’s the opposite of … Read More

Can You Freeze Olive Oil?

While olive oil is not usually one of the first things we think of when we think of shelf life, it’s useful to know exactly when it might go off, especially if you have a lot of it.  Olive oil has a whole range of uses, and it is very good for you, containing a lot of antioxidants. It’s also … Read More

Can You Freeze Oranges?

Oranges are packed full of vitamins and nutrients, and are one of the best fruits to have if you only have one piece of fruit, rather than your recommended five a day.  While oranges can last longer than blueberries, for example, they can still go off fairly quickly, especially if you forget.  Luckily, you can freeze them. But it is … Read More

Can You Freeze Feta Cheese?

Feta is a fantastic accompaniment to many dishes, but it can go off rather quickly if you forget, especially if you only use it as a topping or as a last minute addition to dishes, rather than a main component.  You may only use it occasionally for dishes that specifically need feta, and nothing else, leaving you with a surplus … Read More

Can You Freeze Watermelon?

Watermelon reminds people of summer, and because they are largely made up of water, they are the perfect fruit to have on a dry, boiling day.  The texture is also refreshingly crisp, and you can use it in a whole host of things. Unfortunately, a watermelon is usually huge, and you probably won’t use it fast enough, even if you … Read More

Can You Freeze Mayonnaise?

Mayonnaise is one of the most versatile and widely-used condiments there is, also used as a thickening agent, and to bind ingredients together.  It’s notorious for going off quickly, even when you keep it in the fridge.  While you won’t see or hear of many people freezing mayonnaise, that’s not to say it can’t be done. But before we go … Read More

Can You Freeze Ricotta Cheese?

Maybe you don’t use ricotta that often, but you don’t want to create any food waste, and you’re well aware that it perishes easily. Or you use it a lot, but you’ve bought more than you needed because it was on sale. Maybe you were hungry when you went shopping (always dangerous), and temptation got the best of you.  Or … Read More

Can You Freeze Flour?

We’re all guilty of letting flour sit in the cupboard for much longer than it should, sometimes a year or two after its best before date.  If you’ve overestimated the amount of time you have to make things from scratch, or you bought some flour on offer, or you simply forgot about the flour, and now you’re wondering what to … Read More

Can You Freeze Gravy?

There are so many dishes that just aren’t complete without gravy, but it is very easy to make much more than you need. If you don’t want your dinner to be drowning in gravy, what else can you do with it? If you look at the ingredients, these tend to freeze well on their own: flour, milk, maybe some cream, … Read More